A Midwestern governor is asking Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack to update payments that are made to cattle producers through the Livestock Indemnity Program. In a letter to the Secretary on Friday, Nebraska’s Jim Pillen says current LIP payments are 50 percent of the market... Read More.
The Biden administration has announced $300 million to more accurately measure greenhouse gas emissions from the ag and forestry sectors. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the investment is part of a broader federal strategy to tackle the climate crisis. “We need to have accurate and... Read More.
The Detroit Eastern Market received a visit this week from U.S. Ag Secretary Vilsack and Senator Debbie Stabenow to highlight efforts to expand market access for producers. The Eastern Market is one of eight award winners in Michigan to partner in USDA’s Local Food... Read More.